Komodo Tours & Travel

Komodo dragons are naturally found only in Indonesia, on Komodo , Flores and Rinca and several other islands in Nusa Tenggara. Living in the open dry grasslands, savannas and tropical forests at low altitude, these lizards like the place is hot and dry. They are active during the day, although sometimes also active at night. Komodo dragons are solitary animals, gathered together only at meals and breed. These great reptiles could run faster to 20 miles per hour at short distances, swim very well and can dive as deep as 4.5 meters, as well as clever climb trees using their strong claws. To catch prey that are beyond its reach, the Komodo dragon may stand on its hind legs and uses its tail as penunjang.Dengan increasing age, more dragons using his claws as weapons, because of its large size trouble climbing trees.

For shelter, dragons dig holes 1-3 meters wide with front legs and strong claws. Because of his body and the habit of sleeping in the hole, the Komodo dragon can maintain body heat during the night and reduce the time soaking up the next morning. Komodo generally hunt during the day until late afternoon, but still take shelter during the day terpanas.Tempat dragons hiding-places are usually located in the dunes or hills with the sea breeze, is open from vegetation, and here and there scattered dung inhabitants. This place is generally also a strategic location to ambush